IOT - Internet of Things

Length of project: 
1/2012 to 12/2014
Source of the funding: 
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
Committed funding: 
EUR 135 000 / year, (2012-2015)
Description of project: 
The goal of the IoT Strategic Research Agenda (IoT-­‐SRA) is to direct the research efforts in Finland to focus areas of identified significant value creation. The SRA presents the key research challenges for the area that should be addressed in Finland given our research strengths, and outlines possible breakthrough targets. The IoT SRA aims to create the foundation for the success of the Finnish ICT industry and industries that build on ICT and IoT technology. By following the road the SRA defines, Finnish companies will become prime driversofa global IoT business Ecosystem. In the IoT project Oulu Business Scool focuses on IoT business ecosystems and business models. For more info, see http://www.digile.fi/Services/researchprograms/iot and especially http://www.internetofthings.fi/.
Research consortium or cooperation partners: 
DIGILE Oy, Aalto University, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Tampere University of Technology, University of Helsinki, University of Jyväskylä, University of Tampere, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and over 20 ICT and other companies. For full list of cooparation partners, see http://www.internetofthings.fi/partners
(Anticipated) results of the project: 
Research publications, doctoral dissertations, new business models for industry partners.
Contact person: 
Petri Ahokangas petri.ahokangas@oulu.fi

Last updated: 25/8/2016